from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of cisterna.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Figure 7 demonstrates normal rough ER (RER) cisternae and mitochondria in frontal cortex from an age-matched patient with HIV-1 and no neurologic disease, in contrast to greatly dilated RER (upper panels) with irregularly shaped cisternae and scattered deposits of electron dense material present in frontal cortex of patients with HIVE and dementia.
Where the subarachnoid space is greater than usual, the fluid collects in cisternae f sis'tur-nee; "reservoirs" L).